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CEE Speaker Series Kicked off the Year with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments”
Tue, October 29, 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) kicked off its speaker series with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments” by guest lecturer Dr. Lei Wang of the University of the District of Columbia.

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Cameryn Burnette
Wed, May 29, 2019

Born at Fort Hood military base in Killeen, Texas into a Howard family, Civil and Environmental Engineering Rising Sophomore Cameryn Burnette was always inclined to one day attend Howard University, as her mother did. Burnette would have it no other way.

Associate Prof. Robert Efimba Receives the ASCE-NCS Lifetime Excellence in Service Award
Tue, March 26, 2019

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Associate Professor Robert Efimba received the American Society of Civil Engineers National Capitol Section (ASCE-NCS) Lifetime Excellence in Service Award.

Creating a Healthy Global Water Environment
Tue, February 26, 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), in coordination with the newly-formed Howard University Water Environment Association (HUWEA), hosted a panel on careers in protecting human health and the environment – becoming a water professional. The theme: “A community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global water environment”.

Associate Professor Stephen Arhin Named ITE Fellow
Tue, February 19, 2019

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Stephen Arhin has been elected Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). Dr. Arhin’s nomination was supported by ITE Fellows from industry, academia and government positions.

DDOT Awards $3.75M for Traffic Research and Analysis
Wed, January 23, 2019

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has awarded a five-year grant of $3,750,000 to Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor and Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) Director Stephen Arhin to conduct various traffic studies, traffic safety improvements and crash data analysis for the District of Columbia (DC) as part of the city’s Vision Zero Initiative.

Associate Dean and Department Chair Kimberly Jones Addresses First Grand Challenge in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century
Thu, January 10, 2019

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair Kimberly Jones served as a committee member for the development of a National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering report on the "Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century."

Ghasemi Wins the 2018 ASNE Student Paper Competition
Fri, July 6, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Hamid Ghasemi wins first place in the 2018 student paper competition of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) for his research titled “Atomistic Insight into Anti-Corrosion Role of Graphene as a Coating in Metals: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Approach”. (Photo credit: ASNE)

Joseph Receives the 2018 NCC ACI Outstanding Student Award
Mon, April 23, 2018

Florantine Monica Joseph, a graduating senior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the recipient of the 2018 National Capital Chapter - American Concrete Institute (NCC ACI) Outstanding Student Award. She was recognized at the NCC ACI Student Award Dinner on April 18, 2018 in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby Publishes Fluid Mechanics Textbook
Mon, March 26, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby recognizes three basic problems in fluid mechanics, which she meticulously addresses in her textbook Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers.

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